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  1. Kaitlynn

    Allen’s family of Deritend

    Hi all and thanks for letting me join. I was born in Brum but left at a young age, have lived in Cornwall, Kent, Blackpool and am now in Stoke-on-Trent. I'm particulary interested in the history of Deritend and regarding my genealogy research the main surnames that I am interested in are:-...
  2. debbieironmonger

    Trade Information/advice Deritend Bordesley

    Hello, I have tried searching in the forums looking for some advice on how to find further information about one my ancestors. I am hoping that someone will be able to help. I have found an Insolvency Notice in the London Gazette 21st May 1850. Issue number: 21097 Page number: 1473: In the...
  3. Phil

    Golden Lion Cannon Hill

    The Golden Lion Inn is a Grade II listed building built around 1520 and is described thus, “The timber frame of the two-storey inn is filled with plaster and the ground floor is faced with brick. The main facade features three gables above herring-bone studding, a painted pub sign (1725)...
  4. P

    Crown Inn at Deritend in 1860

    Hi everybody, I'm interested in the landlady who ran this public house back in 1860. According to Nick Billingham's book 'More Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Birmingham', her name was Mrs. Pratt and for a time she was assisted by her daughter Sarah Pratt, who was murdered by Francis Price in...
  5. M

    Help Needed please - 4 Court, Dymoke Street, Aston, Deritend

    My grt grandmothers birth certificate states 4 Court, Dymoke Street, Aston, Deritend, however on the 1911 Census it states 4 Court Stanhope Street. Is this one of the same address? Does anyone know how I can obtain a photo? Any help would be appreciated.
  6. Thylacine

    John Leland and the Deritend Chapel 1538

    In about 1538, the poet and antiquary John Leland visited Birmingham. This short but interesting visit is perhaps best described in his own words (observe that he spells the name of the town in three different ways in the space of a few short paragraphs): I cam thoroughe a praty strete or evar I...
  7. Z

    High Street Deritend Digbeth

    I am most interested in hearing from anyone who is familiar with the above location. I am currently redeveloping the three victorian properties which form a substantial part of the main block where Rainbow pub is located. We are recreating old timber framed victorian shopfronts and would love to...